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Humor, Scares Scarce in Anti-Trump ‘Dead Don’t Die’
2 months ago

Humor, Scares Scarce in Anti-Trump ‘Dead Don’t Die’

If deadpan comic Steven Wright appeared in “The Dead Don’t Die” he’d be the most energetic character on screen.

Director Jim Jarmusch’s attempt at a zombie comedy is that droll. …
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Murray’s ‘Loopers’ Gives Caddies an Overdue Salute
2 months ago

Murray’s ‘Loopers’ Gives Caddies an Overdue Salute

“Loopers: The Caddie’s Long Walk” is a documentary about golf caddies.

Wait! Keep reading. I swear, this movie is a lot of fun, even if you couldn’t tell a bogie …
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Is ‘Caddyshack II’ The Worst Sequel Ever Made?
3 months ago

Is ‘Caddyshack II’ The Worst Sequel Ever Made?

By  •  Reviews, Movies

Here’s an old golf joke: What’s the best movie about golfing ever made? “Caddyshack.” And the worst? “Caddyshack II.”

The eight-years-too-late “Caddyshack II” was an instant bomb in 1988 and …
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‘Futile and Stupid Gesture’ – When Liberals Loved Free Speech
2 years ago

‘Futile and Stupid Gesture’ – When Liberals Loved Free Speech

A new Netflix original takes massive liberties with the truth. They even joke about it mid-movie.

“A Futile and Stupid Gesture” recalls the rise of National Lampoon, the comedy magazine …
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‘Ghostbusters’ Crosses Safe Space Streams
3 years ago

‘Ghostbusters’ Crosses Safe Space Streams

That’s hardly praise. The new film features a meandering story, a crush of stale one liners and several lame set pieces.

What it offers? Duel victimization storylines ripped from today’s …
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Has Ghostbusters Hate Crossed the Line?
3 years ago

Has Ghostbusters Hate Crossed the Line?

Is that a fair way to embrace a movie remake? Or is the team behind the movie, and the assembled press scribes, responsible for turning a Summer comedy into another …
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4 Ways to Reverse Bad ‘Ghostbusters’ Buzz
3 years ago

4 Ways to Reverse Bad ‘Ghostbusters’ Buzz

It’s what this summer’s reboot is battling, big time, and the key players behind the project are only making it worse.

To recap:

Hollywood has been trying to bring “Ghostbusters” …
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Murray, Walken Write ‘Book’ on Movie Magic
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3 years ago

Murray, Walken Write ‘Book’ on Movie Magic

What Hollywood can conjure up with a gazillion or so ones and zeroes can leave us tongue tied. It’s still not enough. Without heart, humor and a story to nudge …
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Murray’s ‘Kasbah’ Demands a Second Chance
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4 years ago

Murray’s ‘Kasbah’ Demands a Second Chance

The comedy explores some serious issues, and it takes place where comedy rarely blooms: Afghanistan.

For those who praise trigger warnings and “safe spaces,” it’s a tough pill to swallow. Rock the …
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‘Murray Christmas’ Arrives 30 Years Too Late
4 years ago

‘Murray Christmas’ Arrives 30 Years Too Late

By  •  Reviews, TV

The Netflix special finds Bill Murray crooning Christmas classics along with some of his celebrity pals. Chris Rock. George Clooney. Miley Cyrus. Rashida Jones. Paul Shaffer. Its heart is in the …
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